The KBC Group is an integrated bank-assurance group, catering mainly for retail, SME and mid-cap customers. It concentrates on its home markets of Belgium and certain countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Elsewhere around the globe, the Group has established a presence in selected countries and regions.


Latest KBC news

  1. How do medium-sized enterprises handle Covid-19?

    Date: 04/05/2021
    iGMO partners EY and KBC look back on the way the past year tested medium-sized companies’ resilience. How are companies handling Covid-19? How do they keep helping each other along even now? What’s the pandemic’s lasting impact? A conversation about ‘familial fuzziness’ and rediscovering the joys of entrepreneurship.
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  2. “Entrepreneurship born of necessity”

    Date: 13/12/2019
    From 11 to 16 November, 40 iGMO members headed to South Africa for their annual inspiration field trip. Their aim was to take a step back from their own companies for a while and acquire some food for thought, both from academic lectures at our partner institution Stellenbosch University, and from visits to local entrepreneurs in the townships. Professor Hans Crijns: “Here, entrepreneurship is born of necessity, but at the same time it expresses something incredibly hopeful.”
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  3. “A fresh look at our insurance business thanks to Vlerick students”

    Date: 19/03/2019
    After months of hard labour, the five finalists of KBC Superpitch, a marketing assignment for Vlerick Masters students, presented their cases to KBC’s senior management in the packed auditorium at KBC’s head office in Brussels. Under the guidance of Frank Goedertier, Professor of Marketing at Vlerick, and Sven Evens, Strategy & Innovation Manager at KBC Insurance, students from the Ghent, Brussels and Leuven campuses have been carefully shaping their ideas into a compact business case.
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  4. “There's always a shot ... you just have to find it.”

    Date: 19/03/2018
    Put together the knowledge and experience of experts, academics and, especially, fellow entrepreneurs and your next ‘shot’ will be a whole lot better. Learning from each other, that is what the Impulse Centre “Growth Management for Medium Sized Enterprises” (iGMO) is all about. At the beginning of this year, Marc Cosaert, a Partner at EY, and Patrick Couttenier, Director of Corporate Banking at KBC, extended their iGMO Prime Foundation Partnership with Vlerick. They and Professor Hans Crijns explain why.
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  5. Growth companies remain the driving force behind the Belgian economy

    Date: 01/02/2018
    Although they form a small minority of all Belgian companies with at least 10 employees, high-growth companies are making their mark on both employment and economic growth in Belgium. This is evident from the 'Belgian High Growth Monitor', an annual study by Professor Hans Crijns and researcher Yannick Dillen into the evolution and characteristics of Belgian growth companies.
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  6. Business families in transition: finding your own way

    Date: 09/10/2017
    When a family company makes the transition from one generation to another, it is important to maintain a good relationship and clear arrangements between active and non-active family members, across the generations. With the support of KBC and EY we research these transitions at the Centre for Family Business and organise courses such as the short programme ‘Families in Business’.
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  7. How KBC is embracing change to win the future

    Date: 04/11/2014
    The financial services landscape is still undergoing significant changes: new players are entering the market and client needs, expectations and behaviour are shifting too. So how does our Chair Partner KBC Group deal with the changes the sector is facing? Anette Böhm, Senior General Manager Corporate Human Resources at KBC, and Sofie Blockx, KBC Corporate Change & Culture Manager, explain.
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  8. The real impact of financial regulation

    Date: 03/02/2014
    In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, banks and insurance companies have been subject to increasing regulation and control, the aim of these regulatory reforms being to ensure a crisis like this could never happen again. “Very little research has been done on the actual impact of that regulation on the financial sector, its clients and the economy as a whole,” says John Hollows, Chief Risk Officer of the KBC Group. Research undertaken within the scope of the new KBC Chair aims to do just that – because a lot is at stake. What are the issues and concerns involved and why do they merit investigation?
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